Hopscotch – Color Matching

Oh, so many grays. Matching concrete and pavement grays is one of the most challenging color balancing acts. Here are some pictures of the more than a dozen trips to match my prints to the target environment.

It can get really windy downtown, so that is why I am often either standing on the samples or have tape rolls or rulers holding them in place.


5-22-2016 – first stab at the challenge and not even close.


5-24-2016


5-25-2016 – AM


5-25-2016 – PM


6-4-2016

The initial tests are done with my own printer, but this is using the final material used for the installation – AlumiGraphics Grip. I took segments of each square and I also made a test strip of solid concrete (seen on the side) to be able to make some educated guesses and final adjustments.

I got a little help that day.

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